Vacuum Atmospheres OMNI-LAB 4-port workstation
Manipulation of materials under an inert nitrogen atmosphere.
Pure Solvent System
Pure Process Technologies freestanding 6-solvent system
Currently running: THF, dichloromethane, acetonitrile, toluene, ether, and hexane.
Buchi C-850 FlashPrep Pure Chromatography System
For fast purification of reaction products.
Biotage Initiator+ Microwave Synthesizer
To rapidly heat chemical reactions above the solvent boiling point.
Thermo Scientific Small Benchtop Muffle Furnace, Type 1400
To heat small samples or molecular sieves. Maximum temperature 1100°C.
Fume hoods outfitted with Schlenk lines
Custom-built by USC's glassblower Phillip Sliwoski using ChemGlass parts
Five-port manifolds with single cold trap, vacuum gauge, Lafler bubbler, regulated dry nitrogen supply, Welch DuoSeal 1400 vacuum pump.
Scanning Probe Microscope
Bruker Multimode 8 (with additional MS-10 STM system)
Atomic Force and Electrochemical Scanning Tunnelling Microscopy for surface imaging.
Scanning Tunnelling Microscope-based Break Junction
Custom-built microscope controlled by custom software (Igor Pro, Wavemetrics)
To explore the electronic properties of individual molecules by 'wiring' them up into nanoscale junctions.
Angstrom Covap Physical Vapor Deposition Platform
Preparing thin films of Au, Ag, Cu, Cr by thermal evaporation.
CH Instruments Model 760E Bipotentiostat
General-purpose potentiostat, bipotentiostat, and galvanostat capable of a wide variety of electrochemical techniques.
Novascan Probe and Surface Decontamination Pro (PSDP) UV4
Removing organic contaminates from surfaces.
Ultrapure Water System
Sartorius Arium mini plus UV
Producing ultrapure (18.2 MOhm, < 5 ppb TOC) water from a feed water tap.
Light Curing Oven
Norland Traydex-18 LED UV/Visible Oven
Curing optical adhesives such as Norland 61.
U.S. Solid H180 Oxygen-Hydrogen Generator plus Flame Gun
Flame annealing of metal substrates and electrodes.